Taupo News #64 – Week Ending 14th October 2018




Ironman: Taupo to host 70.3 world championships in 2020
Taupo has won the right to host the Ironman 70.3 World Championships in November 2020. It will be the first New Zealand city to host the event on …

Truck fire on Taupo Rd
The remains of a freight truck which caught fire on the Napier-Taupo Rd about 2-30am this morning, closing the road, disrupting traffic and causing a …

2018 Ironman Press Conference: Taupo to host the 2020 70.3 World Championship
With a stacked professional field in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, the stage at this year’s Ironman press conference had some of the race’s main contenders on …

Taupo wins bid to host 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship
​Taupō has won the rights to host the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships in November 2020. The international triathlon will be the biggest event …

Don’t comply with feedback request on Taupo District Council’s Cultural Precinct Project for Story …
Taupō District Council is currently consulting with the public on four early layout concepts for a rejuvenated Story Place as part of the Cultural Precinct …

Truck fire on Napier-Taupō Rd causes delays
Commuters driving between Napier and Taupo faced commuter misery as a dangerous goods truck burnt to a crisp on State Highway 5. Fire crews …

Taupo – A tough day for punters with 5 of the 7 races maiden events
Taupo – Wednesday 10th October Track conditions: Good 2 Weather: Fine Rail: True Track: Left hand 1475m Length of straight: 300m NZ TAB …

Taupo Summer Concert Sells Out
The Summer Concert Tour is again proving to be New Zealand’s favourite annual concert experience, with the Taupo Summer Concert, (one of three …

Lineup announced for Graffiato: Taupo Street Art Festival 2018
A vibrant mix of local TaupÅ talent and prominent New Zealand and Australian artists have been secured for the 8th annual Graffiato: TaupÅ Street Art …

Smaller, more frequent eruptions affect volcanic flare-ups
Covered in green ferns and brown roots, the rocks lock in the compositional and temporal signatures from past eruptions of the Taupo Volcanic Zone, …





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